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‘Wait of centuries has ended’: PM Modi’s top quotes at Ram temple event in Ayodhya

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After performing the 'bhoomi pujan' of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra  Modi Wednesday said the wait of centuries has ended and that India is creating a golden chapter in Ayodhya. Beginning his speech with 'Jai Siya Ram', the Prime Minister told the gathering that a grand temple will be built for 'Ram Lalla', the infant Ram, who had been living in a temporary tent for years. He said that the construction of the Ram temple is an instrument to unite the country.

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Here are the top quotes from PM Modi's address 👇

"India is creating a golden chapter on the banks of Saryu...The whole country is thrilled and emotional. The wait of centuries is ending today. Millions of people today cannot believe that they are able to see this auspicious day of their lives."

"A grand temple will be constructed for our 'Ram Lalla' who had been living in a tent for years. Breaking up and then standing up...Today, Ramjanmabhoomi has been freed from this interference that had been going on for centuries."

"Many people made sacrifices for Ram temple, I pay respect to all of them."

"Ram temple construction in Ayodhya will lift the entire region's economy."

"See the amazing power of Lord Rama... buildings were destroyed, there was a lot of effort to eradicate its existence but Ram continues to remain in our mind even today and is the basis of our culture."

"Shri Ram's temple will become a modern symbol of our culture, a symbol of our eternal faith, a symbol of our national spirit, and this temple will also become a symbol of the collective resolve power of crores of people. This temple will continue to inspire generations of faith, reverence and resolve."

"After the construction of this temple, not only will the grandeur of Ayodhya increase, the entire economy of this region will also change. New opportunities will crop up here in every field. People from all over the world will come here, the whole world will come to see Lord Rama and Mother Janaki."

"Ram temple construction is the instrument to unite the country."

"Social harmony was the core principle of Lord Ram's governance."

"Ram is everywhere, Ram belongs to all."

"Ram temple symbolises India's rich heritage, will be an inspiration to the entire humanity."

"We have to join stones for construction of Ram temple with mutual love, brotherhood."

"Whenever humanity followed Lord Ram, development took place; we have to take care of everyone's sentiments."

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